A facelift is small changes, such as a new front panel design, or new light styles etc., they might chuck in a new engine or fiddle with the suspension everynow and then, but the underneaths usually stay the same. A new model often comes with a new Mk number and distinguishable design (e.g. the 107 to 108)What is a face lift when it comes to a car??? Are they changing the design of the whole car? or just giving it a splash of paint?